compass

compass
n
1. needle, magnetic needle, direction finder, radio direction finder, RDF, guide, loran, shoran, Aeronaut. earth inductor.
2. perimeter, periphery, border, edge, rim, fringe; circumference, ambit, margin, frame, outline, confine, confines; bound, limit, bourn, pale, extremity; limits, city limits, outer limits.
3. area, extent, range, scope; reach, stretch, spread, sweep, span, measure, width, breadth; section, region, zone, quarter; territory, realm, domain, province; premises, demesne.
4. scale, register, gamut, Music. diapason, range.
5. circuit, cycle, orbit, revolution; round, lap, turn, loop.
adj
6. curved, rounded, bowed, crooked, hooked; arched, vaulted, cambered, embowed, forniciform.
v
7. lap, go or move around or round, go the round, make the round of; circuit, circle, circumambulate.
8. surround, encircle, encompass, environ, outline, delineate; gird, engird, girdle, belt, ring; circumvent, bound, limit, confine, shut in, hem in, pen in, keep within bounds.
9. obtain, acquire, procure, get, get hold of, secure; achieve, accomplish, fulfill, carry out, carry off, bring off, Inf. pull off, Sl. come through, Sl. do or turn the trick; perform, do, discharge, execute, dispatch, Inf. take care of, Sl. polish off; effect, effectuate, bring about, bring to pass.
10. contrive, plot, complot, scheme, intrigue, collude, conspire, connive; maneuver, machinate, engineer.
11. understand, comprehend, fathom, read, follow, get the idea, Inf. get the picture, Scot. ken, Sl. savvy, Sl. dig; catch, grasp, seize, embrace, take in, apprehend, get hold of, Inf. catch on, Inf. catch or get the drift; see, perceive, discern, see the light.

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